Harrogate & Area

Stunning countryside, bustling market towns, culture and adventure.....

Known for its splendid Victorian architecture, huge parkland gardens and its health spas, Harrogate has plenty to offer for a great break in the country. While it lies just 20 miles from York, Harrogate and its surrounding area have enough attractions to make it an ideal holiday destination in its own right.

Among the highlights here are the famous Pump Rooms, which continue to function today just as they did when they pumped water to the Royal Baths from the mid-ninteenth-century.

Also well worth a visit are the parkland areas of Harlow Carr Gardens and Valley Gardens, both of which are open all year round and have a wealth of fascinating plants and wildlife. Between enjoying the gardens, you may want to visit the famous Betty's tea shop for a spot of lunch.

Many of the attractions, however, lie just outside Harrogate itself. For example, Knaresborough Castle -- situated on the York Road, three miles out of town - dates back to the 12th century and sits gloriously on the banks of the river. A little further out (15 miles) is the World Heritage Site of Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal. Built in the 12th century, the abbey grounds include a water mill and an exquisite Elizabethan mansion. The grounds of Studley Royal, meanwhile, are home to more than 500 deer.

Further highlights include Harewood House (7 miles out of town), Skipton Castle (20 miles) and the Settle to Carlisle Railway line, which starts at Settle (30 miles from Harrogate) and is regarded as one of the most spectacular lines in the country.

Cobbler’s Cottage

5 star rating

Ripley, near Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£945-£1505

5 star rating
Ripley, near Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

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£945-£1505

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3 Pets: 1

The Old Barn

5 star rating

Winksley Banks, near Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£559-£1199

5 star rating
Winksley Banks, near Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

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£559-£1199

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Thistle Hill Farm Cottages - The Cartshed

4 star rating

Knaresborough, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£319-£909

4 star rating
Knaresborough, Harrogate & Area

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£319-£909

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Thistle Hill Farm Cottages - The Stable

4 star rating

Knaresborough, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£319-£889

4 star rating
Knaresborough, Harrogate & Area

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£319-£889

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Drovers’ Cottage

5 star rating

Kirkby Malzeard, near Ripon, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£825-£1986

5 star rating
Kirkby Malzeard, near Ripon, Harrogate & Area

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£825-£1986

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4 Pets: 0

The Old Hayloft

4 star rating

Bishop Thornton near Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£420-£770

4 star rating
Bishop Thornton near Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

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£420-£770

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Pig Garth

4 star rating

Lindley, near Otley, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£289-£649

4 star rating
Lindley, near Otley, Harrogate & Area

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£289-£649

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Cobblers Cottage

0 star rating

Pateley Bridge, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£275-£730

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Pateley Bridge, Harrogate & Area

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£275-£730

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Briardene

4 star rating

Bewerley near Pateley Bridge, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£446-£830

4 star rating
Bewerley near Pateley Bridge, Harrogate & Area

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£446-£830

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Old Joiners Shop

4 star rating

Ripon, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£391-£630

4 star rating
Ripon, Harrogate & Area

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£391-£630

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Holmelea Cottage

4 star rating

Middlesmoor near Pateley Bridge, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£459-£23039

4 star rating
Middlesmoor near Pateley Bridge, Harrogate & Area

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£459-£23039

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Blue Plain Cottages No 2

4 star rating

Glasshouses, near Pateley Bridge, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£349-£786

4 star rating
Glasshouses, near Pateley Bridge, Harrogate & Area

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£349-£786

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

The Bothy

4 star rating

Laverton, near Ripon, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£265-£675

4 star rating
Laverton, near Ripon, Harrogate & Area

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£265-£675

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

The Lawns Byre

3 star rating

Burnt Yates near Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£239-£599

3 star rating
Burnt Yates near Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

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£239-£599

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

North Syke Barn

4 star rating

Fellbeck, near Pateley Bridge, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£509-£1229

4 star rating
Fellbeck, near Pateley Bridge, Harrogate & Area

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£509-£1229

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 4 Pets: 2